Today’s Hindu Calendar – January 12, 2013 – Tithi, Vrat, Good Time, Nakshatra, Rashi and Festival

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 12, 2013 – Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi in Hindu Calendar and Panchang in all places. It is Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day till 1:22 AM January 12, 2013. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon till 11:44 PM. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon. All time based on India Standard Time.

Nakshatra – Uttarashada or Uthiradam Nakshatra till 10:31 PM on January 12. Then onward it is Shravan or Sravanam or Thiruonam Nakshatram.

Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rashi till 5:29 AM. Then onward it is Makar Rashi.

Festivals, Vrat and Auspicious days – Birthday of Swami Vivekananda as per Gregorian Calendar. Paush month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

Paush Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in calendars followed in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.

Paush Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

28th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu.
28th day of Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.
27th day of Paush Month in Bengali Calendar followed in Bengal.

Bad Period on January 12, 2013
Rahukalam – 9:51 AM to 11:12 AM
Yamagandam – 1:55 PM to 3:17 PM
Gulikai – 7:09 AM to 8:32 AM
Durmuhurtham – 7:11 AM to 8:35 AM
Varjyam – 6:42 AM to 8:09 AM

Good Time on January 12, 2013
Abhijita Muhurta – 12:12 PM to 12:58 PM
Amirta Kalam – 3:17 PM to 4:47 PM

Rest all hours that are not part of Bad Period are Good time. When bad period overlaps into good period, that much time of bad period should be eliminated from good period.